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XanaduXanadu (1980) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
- 3D CG Animation
- Universal Studios
- Cartoon Characters: Kira, Danny McGuire, Sonny Malone, Simpson, Helen, Sandra, Richie, Jo, Eight Muses, Male Guard, Female Guard, The Accountant, The Photographer, Popcorn Girl, Big Al, Young Danny McGuire, 1940s Bandleader, Three 1940s Singers, 1980s Rock Singer, Foreman, Two Workers, Nick, Vargas, Zeus, Hera, Dizzy Heights, Xanadu Dancers, The Tubes.
- Voice Actors: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck, James Sloyan, Dimitra Arliss, Katie Hanley, Fred McCarren, Ren Woods, Sandahl Bergman; Full Voice Cast ...
- Directed By Don Bluth, Robert Greenwald.
- Produced By Lawrence Gordon, Lee Kramer, Brendan Cahill, Joel Silver, Gary Goldman.
- Animated By Don Bluth, Liz Maihock.
- Written By Richard Christian Danus, Marc Reid Rubel.
- Awards: Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Picture, 1980, Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Actor, Michael Beck, 1980; more Awards ...
- Music: Barry De Vorzon, Electric Light Orchestra, John Farrar, Jeff Lynne; more Musicians ...
- Editor: Dennis Virkler, Doreen A. Dixon, Dennis Michelson.
- Originally Released on August 08, 1980.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 93 minutes.
Olivia Newton-John (as Kira) is a muse to a young roller-boogie artist in this contemporary musical. Newton-John sings and dances amid wild, futuristic sets. Contains a two-minute (and seven-second) animated fantasy sequence by Don Bluth in which Sonny Malone... (more)
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About 3,000 images were used in the brief (two-minute) animation sequence, which accompanied the song "Don't Walk Away" in this otherwise live-action film. This was the first work contracted to Don Bluth after he left Disney to found his own... (more)
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